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Valerie Ho (she/her), also known as “Ms. Vee,” is a multi-faceted dancer and performer whose movement background includes Hip-Hop (Freestyle, Breaking, Popping, Locking), House, Chinese Dance, Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Modern, Swing, Salsa, Chinese Martial Arts (Wushu), Capoeira, and Yoga.
Specializing in street dance and Hip-Hop culture, Ms. Vee has studied with such greats as Mr. Wiggles, Skeeter Rabbit, Popin Pete, Greg Campbellock Jr., Ken Swift and Buddha Stretch, to na...read more
This class is designed for students with little or no experience in Breaking. It focuses on the foundations of the dance – toprock, footwork and freezes. Vocabulary will be broken down with emphasis on technique, style, musicality and an understanding of the history and evolution of the dance.
Ms. Vee bases her Hip-Hop style on the street dances from which it originated. Her choreography is largely influenced by the party/club dances of the Old and New school, Popping, Locking, and Breaking. This is a high energy class with an emphasis on fun, flava, and attitude.
Class breakdown: warm-up focusing on grooving, stretch, and combination. Students are sure to gain a better understanding of where the dance came from and a greater confidence with the movement.